Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 33 km southwest of Tapachula, Chiapas, Mexico, on 2021-04-27 02:59:55 (Hora de México) -
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Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 79 km depth
27 Apr 13:00 UTC: First to report: SSN after 5 hours.
Local time at epicenter: 2021-04-27 02:59:55 (Hora de México)
Depth: 79.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14.67°N / 92.44°W (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Nearest volcano: Tacana (62 km / 39 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
6 km (4 mi) WSW of Playa Linda (pop: 457) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (13 mi) S of Mazatlan (Mazatán) (pop: 6,840) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (17 mi) WNW of Brisas Barra de Suchiate (pop: 13,700) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) W of Ciudad Hidalgo (pop: 14,600) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (20 mi) SW of Tapachula (pop: 202,700) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) S of Huehuetan (Huehuetán) (pop: 7,760) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) SW of Cacahoatan (Cacahoatán) (pop: 16,600) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (32 mi) S of Huixtla (pop: 32,000) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (39 mi) W of Coatepeque (Guatemala) (pop: 45,700) --> See nearby quakes!
886 km (551 mi) SE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: SSN (Servicio Sismológico Nacional)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) More info
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|4.2||79 km||32 Km Al OESTE De CD HIDALGO, CHIS, Mexico||SSN|
|4.2||79 km||OFFSHORE CHIAPAS, MEXICO||EMSC|
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